Former President Jimmy Carter speaks to the congregation at Maranatha Baptist Church before teaching Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Ga. in April. Photo: Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta Monday evening for a procedure to "relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls," the Carter Center said in a statement.
- In 2015, he was treated for brain cancer. Carter announced in December of that year that the cancer had gone.
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Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.